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    Sale 1005

    19th & 20th Century Art at the Hilton Hotel

    27 April 2008, Tel Aviv, Hilton Hotel

  • Lot 12

    MANÉ-KATZ (1894 - 1962)

    Talmud Lesson

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MANÉ-KATZ (1894 - 1962)
    Talmud Lesson
    signed and dated 'Mané-Katz 29' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    32 x 39 3/8 in. (81.2 x 100 cm.)
    Painted in 1929


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, London, by the late 1950s, by whom acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    R.S. Aries, Mané-Katz, 1894 - 1962, The Complete Works, vol. I, London, 1970, no. 29 (illustrated p. 10).


    Exhibited

    London, Ben Uri Gallery, Jewish Artists of France, October - November 1957.
    London, Ben Uri Gallery, Mané-Katz, Memorial Exhibition, May 1963, no. 3.